From 7 at Chester to 6 in Madrid – A 2018-19 Season Review

Following a cruel Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid, Liverpool continued their progress under Jurgen Klopp and contested one of the closest Premier League title races in years as points totals tumbled by the waste side and the focus was also on avenging that defeat in Kiev as they booked another Champions League final place. Following the defeat in the final, Jurgen Klopp made little amendments to the playing ...

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Preview: Newcastle vs Liverpool

Beaten 3-0 in Catalonia on Wednesday night, Liverpool will be keen to resume their title chase on Saturday. Newcastle, led by the legendary Rafa Benitez, will be the opponents. With them looking certain to beat the drop, they'll be looking to finish as high up the table as possible. Another 3 points against the Reds will certainly aid their ambition, hence Klopp and co should be wary of facing them. In ...

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Preview: Porto vs Liverpool – Finishing the Job

Clinching a huge 2-0 victory against Chelsea on Sunday, the Reds will swiftly turn their attention towards European football. Although they'll be taking a 2-0 lead to Portugal, Klopp and his men knows that the tie is not quite over. The Dragons would surely want to go all out at home, with them confident of repeating their display against Roma in the round of 16. Ahead of Wednesday night's showdown, ...

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Liverpool 2-0 Porto: Advantage Reds

There's no real need to mention the excitement of the season run-in anymore; we all feel it all too keenly. Liverpool welcomed Porto to Anfield as the two teams meet for the second consecutive Champions League campaign, this time in the quarterfinal. Team News Jurgen Klopp was still without Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. Adam Lallana was unavailable to face his old club four days earlier due to a "slight muscle issue" and hadn't recovered for ...

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Inject That Result into My Veins, I Bleed Liverpool Red

Liverpool 3 Southampton 1. Mo, Naby and Hendo score. Still pumped after last night. Well folks what did we make of that? Winning a very tough away to Southampton and all the boys who scored rightly deserved to. I’m still giddy and I’m loving every minute, every second of this season. FIVE GAMES REMAINING, that’s right FIVE! So Tuesday night we have a home game against FC Porto and I hope the crowd brings ...

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Preview: Bayern Munich vs Liverpool

Running out 4-2 victors against Burnley, the Reds will now have to contend with European duties. A trip to Germany awaits them, with Bayern Munich eager to inflict misery on their visitors. On the right side of a 6-0 scoreline at the weekend, the Germans will be highly confident heading into the tie. Ahead of what's promises to be an intriguing clash, here's the preview for both sides. Perfectly Poised When the ...

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Keita Softens Hammer Blow

At the end of a storm, there’s a golden sky. It was never going to be easy. We have earned 2 points from a possible 6 while our rivals have earned 3 from 6. That is all. No more, no less. Disappointment is normal, as is expecting a lot from this wonderful side we all adore. However, context is important. We should know by now that nothing will be decided until ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Leicester City

Back from a warm weather training session in Dubai, the Reds next welcome Leicester City at Anfield. The Foxes, who found themselves on the wrong end of another 7-goal thriller against Wolves, will be hunting for all 3 points. Liverpool will be determined not to let it happen as they look to cement their place at the top of the table. Ahead of Wednesday night's game, here's the preview for ...

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Liverpool to give City the Blues

Liverpool play Manchester City in what many perceive as the match which will determine as to the Premier League title’s eventual destination. It’s a bit premature to be labelling this encounter as a title decider at this halfway junction of the 2018/19 season. This latest encounter between Manchester City, the current Champions and the bookies favourites for the title, Liverpool promises to be a lively affair. City reeling from the shock ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Newcastle

Sitting pretty atop the Christmas tree, the Reds will be looking to prolong their lead on Boxing Day. Newcastle, led by legendary manager Rafa Benitez, will be the visitors. Old love will be put aside, as willy Rafa will be plotting to snatch all 3 points. In another must win game, here's the preview between both sides. Big Scoreline? When Liverpool and Newcastle meet, fans will always be expecting goals. After all, ...

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Preview: Liverpool vs Napoli

They may have smashed Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday, but Liverpool have bigger fish to fry on Tuesday. After all, their Champions League fate hinges on the outcome of their final group game. Napoli will be the visiting team, with them eyeing 2nd spot in the group too. Winner takes it all, with only one able to progress into the knockouts. So bring out the popcorn, for it promises to be ...

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Injury Roundup: Mane green-lighted to return

With Liverpool blighted once again with injuries following an international break, it will come as welcome news to all that Sadio Mane should be available for selection in the upcoming Champions League Group C clash with Red Star Belgrade. Following a successful operation on a broken thumb, incurred during Senegal's 3-0 victory over Sudan in AFCON qualifications, Mane is likely to play some role in the fixture, according to the Mirror. https://twitter.com/MaddockMirror/status/1054459919733268481 Although ...

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Salah Ready to Face Huddersfield

Mohamed Salah is set to play against Huddersfield Town on Saturday, according to James Pearce of Liverpool Echo. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'8vt0M-9YQJV0fN0Qu-YYag',sig:'JsDSSk-38SxSKtx_3E7BaMXoqGyFBS_2I8Wb5tKJZus=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1052050850',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); The Egyptian missed his country's second African Cup of Nations qualifier and returned to Liverpool ahead of schedule, he has responded well to treatment and the club medics are now very optimistic about his chances of recovering in time for the upcoming Premier League clash. Virgil van ...

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Liverpool’s Five Greatest African Players

Over the past two decades, players from the African continent have become increasingly important in the Premier League. Liverpool have their own, growing history of Africans at the club. They have made a telling contribution to the club's success on the pitch. It's now unlikely to see a Liverpool starting XI without an African import on the team sheet.  In recent years, we have been recruiting some of the continent's top ...

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Injury Update (Huddersfield game)

INJURY UPDATE After Salah limped off with a muscle strain whilst playing for Egypt, he was sent home early and the news looked grim for tomorrow’s game, but he returned to training on Thursday and is now said to be fit to face Huddersfield according to Michael Benson from TalkSport. He also discussed the other injured players: Van Dijk has been suffering with bruised ribs and he too was sent home early from ...

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Midfield Rotation After the Nations League

A goalless share of the points between two of the Premier League's most dangerous sides was perhaps not the result most fans expected, but nonetheless, it's one that both managers were more than happy to accept. "It is a very intense, an unbelievable challenge to face Manchester City always - I've said that before - and as the last game of an intense period, it makes the challenge even bigger, so ...

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Keita Might Play Against Manchester City

Naby Keita has been proclaimed "fine" and has been given the all-clear to play against Manchester City. The midfielder suffered some kind of a back problem early in the Champions League game Liverpool ended up losing 1-0 to Napoli on Wednesday and was stretchered off after 17 minutes. Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'azFIbR66TB9v6IC1pa9BfQ',sig:'MwRyUMBhHbo8v5rELY26oGiwNyCwFlnxoYzOlFOGdIM=',w:'594px',h:'399px',items:'1045113680',caption: false ,tld:'com',is360: false })}); It seemed rather serious as the Guinean just sat down on the turf on his own accord, ...

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Taking Care of Trent

Taking care of Trent:  Liverpool’s young gem is a talent that we cannot afford to squander We all enjoyed the video that emerged last week of Liverpool’s most talented youngster comfortably out classing his senior England colleagues in some training ground showboating.  The ease and confidence at which Trent was able to showcase his ability was yet another pleasant reminder of just how gifted and important he is to our future ...

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League and Champions League squads confirmed

Liverpool Football Club have confirmed their Premier League squad as well as their Champions League group stage squads with the most telling of omissions. Serbian Lazar Markovic who hasn't made a competitive appearance for the club since his debut season of 2014/15 has not been selected despite there being ample room to fit him in. Connor Randall who is currently out on loan is named amongst Liverpool's home grown contingent. The ...

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Gini Wijnaldum MUST Return to the Number Six Role after the International Break

Before I go any further I must clarify one thing; this is not an attack on Jordan Henderson. As a Liverpool and England fan I cannot overlook just how far Henderson’s game has improved over the course of the last 18 months. His forward passing was crucial to England’s World Cup success in Russia. He is our captain and is a crucial component at the club both on and off ...

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Growing in stature

As the build-up to Monday’s game against Crystal Palace intensified, and the match approached, my anxiety and cynicism began to take hold of me: Palace are a good side, Liverpool will struggle, they will either draw or concede an unnecessary goal. Though the Reds outmatched and outperformed West Ham the previous week, the form and history of the Eagles suggested that Liverpool would not have it easy. The game descended and as ...

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She Returns…

As the World Cup carried on and the silly season of transfers was underway, there was only one thing that occupied my mind: Liverpool FC. My first and only love had gone on her annual summer break, and for thirteen weeks I was devastated. Not being able to spend time with her while the once-in-every-four-years side love’s attempts at entertaining and taking care of me simply failed to satisfy my needs ...

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